Cut out soda and all other sweetened beverages for two weeks. One brave Teen Adviser tried it and kept us in the loop about what it was really like.
Ellie’s secret weapon: Chewing gum
“Whenever I missed having that burst of flavor from soda, I reached for gum. I also found that it was a good caffeine-free pick-me-up for when I was doing homework. Constantly moving my mouth helped keep me alert.”